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Five States Thinking About Legalization In 2016

Category: Legalization | Posted on Mon, December, 15th 2014 by THCFinder
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In 2014, there were three states that legalized cannabis; Oregon, Alaska, and Washington DC. These three states joined in with Washington and Colorado, making a total of five states that have begun to sell marijuana recreationally. If the states continue to see the same amount of success as they have so far, it’s expected that there will be more states that join this list in the ballot year 2016. Here are the five most likely states that are looking at marijuana legalization in the next two years.
 
 
California
In 2010, there was a legalization proposal on the ballot but it fell short of the required 60% needed to pass. As a rebuttal to the fail, the Marijuana Policy Project spearheaded a campaign for marijuana legalization in California 2016. MPP is urging voters to pass a tax in order to regulate the initiative similar to how Colorado has chosen to regulate the business. Since California was the first state to pass a bill for legal medical marijuana in 1996, MPP expects that their campaign will help to push California over the edge in to legal marijuana.
 
 
Nevada
While being a state that has long been somewhat of a supporter of marijuana use, Nevada has decriminalized the possession of the plant as well as medical use in 2000. The state went even further as to revise the existing polices in place for medical marijuana in 2013 in order to meet the intentions put forth in the original law. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana in Nevada is an organization that is working towards putting the legal marijuana initiative on the ballot in 2016. 
 
 
Massachusetts
Much like the above mentioned Nevada, Massachusetts has a history of legislatively support of marijuana use, allowing the decriminalization and medical marijuana ballots both to pass. In 2014, votes approved ballot questions that showed support for legalization and regulation. A Boston Herald poll showed that 53% of likely voters say that they favor marijuana legalization.
 
 
Maine
Portland and South Portland have already legalized cannabis for recreational use. They allow medical marijuana and have decriminalized possession. 
 
 
Arizona; Even though the penalties for cannabis are strict in this state, there will be a large push for recreational marijuana in Arizona in Safer Arizona is a political action committee that will be taking up broad support for the plant’s reform during the election, aiming to have marijuana legalized and regulated like alcohol. Arizona Capitol Times ran a poll in February showing that 51% of voters favorite legalization in 2016.

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Stoner Christmas Bags

Category: Culture | Posted on Fri, December, 12th 2014 by THCFinder
stoner-xmax-bagsIf you happen to be an extremely creative person, making personal Christmas gifts for the people you love is going to be something that you spend a lot of time doing over the next couple of weeks. But we all know that people can be hard to buy for. While stocking stuffers are a pretty easy way to buy a bunch of little things for everyone, there are some people in your life that probably deserve something a little better. With that being said, this awesome idea for a stoner Christmas bag is something you’ll want to consider when putting together your gifts this year.
 
 
Getting a bag of bud for someone is definitely a good idea but weed disappears pretty fast, especially around the holidays when spending time with families is important. And maybe you just don’t want to risk buying a bunch of weed that you’re not going to smoke yourself. Or maybe you need a family friendly gift that isn’t weed but weed related. All you need to get is a little cardboard box and two brown paper bags, plus a Sharpie to write in. Label one of the bags “Indica” and one of them “Sativa”. 
 
 
Take the Sativa bag and place a caffeinated drink in it. This can be an energy drinks, a coffee drink, soda, or maybe a tea of some sort. Also put in something like Vizine, a bit of candy, a bottle of some fancy water, and maybe a $20 bill. Since Sativa strains are more of a “get up and get things done” high, this little baggie will be an “on the go” pack that your friend can take where ever their adventures take them.
 
 
For the Indica bag, put in a less-caffinated drink. With a couch lock effect on most, the Indica high shouldn’t be ruined by a highly caffeinated beverage. Along with the drink, place in a salty, cheesy snack like Goldfish or Cheeze-Its. Include another bottle of water and either some hand warmers or an Icy-Hot muscle patch for those super chilly nights. You can include other cute things in this bag, like a super soft pair of sock or mittens. Whatever you think your couch locked friend will need.

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Stoner Selfies

Category: Fun | Posted on Fri, December, 12th 2014 by THCFinder

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White Rhino (Hybrid)

Category: Nugs | Posted on Fri, December, 12th 2014 by THCFinder

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White Rhino - Hybrid

A spinoff of the world-famous White Widow cannabis strain, White Rhino is a dominantly Indica hybridized marijuana strain. It has been created by blending some of the finest characteristics from Brazilian, Indian and Afghanistani strains. It is a cross between White Widow and an unknown strain from North America. White Rhino medicinal cannabis, like White Widow weed, is loaded with mind-loving crystalline THC resin glands.


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Feds: Tribes Can Grow And Sell Marijuana On Tribal Lands

Category: News | Posted on Fri, December, 12th 2014 by THCFinder
growing-on-tribal-landsI will never forget the first time I heard the story of the Oglala Sioux Nation’s efforts to grow hemp. The Oglala Sioux tribe is a recognized sovereign nation by the United States government, yet the feds prevented the Oglala Sioux people from growing hemp. I remember tearing up when I heard Alex White Plume speak about how the feds came and essentially stole the tribes hemp harvest at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. It was a harvest that the tribe was relying upon as a cash crop, and without it they suffered many economic hardships.
 
Zoom forward to today, where a historic position was taken by the United States government. Per the Los Angeles Times:
 
Opening the door for what could be a lucrative and controversial new industry on some Native American reservations, the Justice Department on Thursday will tell U.S. attorneys to not prevent tribes from growing or selling marijuana on the sovereign lands, even in states that ban the practice.
 
The new guidance, released in a memorandum, will be implemented on a case-by-case basis and tribes must still follow federal guidelines, said Timothy Purdon, the U.S. attorney for North Dakota and the chairman of the Attorney General’s Subcommittee on Native American Issues.
 
This of course is not true legalization, as it’s just guidance from the federal government via a memo, which can change at any moment without notice. This isn’t the first time this administration released a memo in regards to loosening marijuana enforcement, and that didn’t prove to be as sincere as people first thought. However, today’s news is still significant nonetheless. How many tribes will take advantage of the new policy is unclear, but it could potentially lead to legal marijuana being grown and sold within state borders that many thought (myself included) would never allow legal marijuana. Yes, technically a state like South Dakota is not a nation, it’s a state, and the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is separate, but it would still involve legal marijuana within the borders of South Dakota should the Oglala Sioux people proceed to growing marijuana.
 
From reports I’ve read, Indian tribes were responsible for lobbying for the new policy. There was a lot of confusion when the news broke, with many activists scrambling to see who was working on it. I’m glad that Native Americans took the lead on this issue, and that it got results. I have to assume that just because marijuana is grown and sold on a reservation, it doesn’t mean that the marijuana will be allowed off the tribal land. So if/when sales begin, be aware of this fact. I am now dreaming of the day when I can go to the Grande Ronde casino near where I live, buy some legal marijuana, and enjoy a concert or two.
 

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Sour OG (Hybrid)

Category: Nugs | Posted on Fri, December, 12th 2014 by THCFinder

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Sour OG - Hybrid

Sour OG is a cross of Sour Diesel and OG Kush. A very nice weed to smoke, not overly powerful but provides a relaxing yet energetic high. Great for chilling with friends and laughing.


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